Singing Spring

© Sandy Powers

Singing Spring

Uploaded: November 21, 2008


A Ptarmigan. They stay on the ground, and they change colors with the seasons to camouflage themselves. In the heart of winter, they are snow white.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 22, 2008

Great capture here, Sandy, where did you took this?

Dominick #1039489

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 22, 2008

Fantastic capture, Sandy. I love these birds. We photographed a mother with her babies in GNP. Like the flowers too. #6788034

Michelle Alton November 22, 2008

An amazing image, Sandy. Must be viewed large to fully appreciate. I'm glad I clicked! #6788268

Melissa Olsen November 22, 2008

Oh my stars Sandy...this is just as perfect as perfect can get. I have seen these in the winter and they are snow white and blend in with the snow. I hope someday to capture them either spring or winter...THIS IS A WINNER! #6789004

Bill Knaps November 22, 2008

Beautiful capture Sandy. Bill #6791075

Susan M. Campbell November 24, 2008

It's pretty amazing how animals can change color to protect themselves. Great capture with nice colors. #6798342

Kathleen Rinker November 25, 2008

Very beautiful image my friend, I love all the little flowers and how the light is hitting them, I sure would like to see one of these in winter, fantastic image!!! #6804034

Deepinder S. RANGER level-classic November 28, 2008

Fantastic capture of this elusive bird !
Enjoyed your excellent gallery !
Regards-Deepinder #6823586

Judy Williams January 11, 2009

Never saw this one. The colors and the surprise of that bird. So gorgeous. #7016210

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